Health

Heartburn meds associated with increased risk of kidney damage, study finds

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Over the course of five years, the 125,596 PPI users studied were at higher risk for chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury than the H2 blocker users.Read more

Smartphones stressing out people known as 'constant checkers'

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Constantly checking electronic devices is linked to increased stress for most Americans.Read more

Superbugs are sending more children to the hospital

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Doctors are seeing a surge in young patients being admitted to hospitals with "superbugs,", or antibiotic-resistant bacteria.Read more

More products added to Sargento Cheese recall

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Sargento has added more cheese products to a recall that was first announced on Feb. 10.Read more

64-year-old woman gives birth to twins

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A 64-year-old woman gave birth to healthy twins.Read more

Preventing the flu: Cutting back your risk of getting sick

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In the last two weeks, the flu has taken the lives of four children here in Ohio.Read more

Lingering baby weight? Don't blame the pregnancy

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Women have long blamed pregnancy for weight gains that linger after their babies are born, but a new study suggests the demands of motherhood might be to blame.Read more

Heart Health Month: Taking charge of your heart

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February is Heart Health Month.Read more

Parents still lose sleep worrying about grown children

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Most parents don’t need a study to tell them that they lose sleep worrying about their kids when they’re young, but new research shows many older adults with grown children still feel the stress, as well.Read more

Despite the spike in the flu, this year's shot is doing its job

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This season’s flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well, weakening the punch of a nasty bug that’s going around, U.S. health officials said Thursday.Read more

Laughter really is the best medicine, according to doctors

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An unusual style of yoga is keeping students in stitches.Read more

Movie star turns cancer diagnosis into message of early detection

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Hugh Jackman's defense against skin cancer continues as the actor posted his latest warning Monday about wearing sunscreen.Read more

Medical billing advocates say patients are often overcharged

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How much do you know about what you're paying for medical care?Read more

Virtual reality therapy helping cure PTSD in Ohio veterans

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In cases where traditional therapy doesn't work, virtual reality is giving Ohio veterans an opportunity to free themselves from the the chains of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.Read more

Officials: 4 children die of flu-related illnesses in Ohio

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Four Ohio children have died of flu-related illnesses in the past two weeks as the number of cases statewide appears to be peaking.Read more